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Twilight magic

Living in Pleasanton since she was four, resident artist Debbie Wardrope has long known the romanticism that settles over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Goelzer, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district holds special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight

The school board will meet at 5 p.m. tonight to discuss the budget crisis facing Pleasanton Unified School District. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 21 comments | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the air tonight

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a winter "Spare the Air" alert today, banning residents and businesses...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 10 comments | 1632 Views

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Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 2609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators' group calls state funding reductions too deep

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) said yesterday that funding cuts to California schools that are...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Teacher & Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 39 comments | 1780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituaries

Dunn B. Mangabay Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4673 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rhonda Crozier Snelling, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents share concern over parcel tax

As the state continues to negotiate its budget, the Pleasanton Unified School District school board is listening to residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:20 am | 148 comments | 2433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Truffles, Tidbits and Wine Tasting

Pleasanton Downtown Association presents "Tidbits, Truffles and Wine Tasting" from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5 in downtown...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Feb 5, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1177 Views

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Downtown wine stroll starts at 6 p.m. tonight, rain or shine

The popular downtown wine stroll will be held in downtown Pleasanton starting at 6 p.m. tonight even with rain forecast for...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Mr., on Feb 5, 2009 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1255 Views

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Wheels bus fares to increase

The board of directors for the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority approved fare increases to Wheels bus routes Monday....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by SF Transit Planner, on Mar 3, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 14 comments | 1335 Views

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State supreme court to hear arguments against Prop. 8

The California Supreme Court announced this week it will hear arguments on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the state's...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 10, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 35 comments | 1454 Views

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BART station moves to completion, apartments put on hold

Next month, work will begin on constructing pedestrian walkways on the Pleasanton and Dublin sides of the new BART station...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Realist, on Feb 6, 2009 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1144 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Lady Falcons tally another win, remain undefeated

The Lady Falcons varsity soccer team has added another notch in their belts in the win category after shutting out Granada...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ghetto Resident, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 1843 Views

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Pleasanton Sheraton owners default on loan

According to Alameda County property records, the financiers of the Sheraton Pleasanton Hotel filed a notice of default Jan....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 6, 2009 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1193 Views

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Concert pianist opens Inspire Academy

Pleasanton is now the home of Inspire Academy of Music and Arts. Founded by award-winning concert pianist and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1272 Views

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Letter: Teachers should remain balanced

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5185 posted Friday, February 6,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by SD, on Feb 11, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 27 comments | 1475 Views

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Mortgage applications, refinances decrease

The Mortgage Bankers Association reported in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jan. 2 that mortgage...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Dan Nelson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

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BART station moves to completion, apartments put on hold

Next month, work will begin on constructing pedestrian walkways on the Pleasanton and Dublin sides of the new BART station...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by aaron, on Feb 10, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1247 Views

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Pleasanton man found dead in house fire outside Boulder, Colo.

A Pleasanton man was found dead early this morning outside Boulder, Colo. after firefighters rushed to put out a house fire....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Frances and Don Hewitt, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:06 am | 105 comments | 3519 Views
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